On This Day

September 1858 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 13 Catherinus Elling, Norwegian organist, composer, educator, and ethno-musicologist, born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway (d. 1942)
  • Sep 15 Jenő Hubay [Huber], Hungarian violinist, composer, and educator (Budapest Conservatory, 1886-1934) born in Pest, Hungary (d. 1937)
  • Sep 29 Leopoldo Mugnone, Italian opera composer and conductor, born in Naples (d. 1941)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 8 Jacopo Foroni, Italian opera composer (I gladiatori; Advokathen Panthelin), and conductor, dies during cholera epidemic at 34
  • Sep 10 Henry Wellington Greatorex, English American composer (Gloria Patri), dies at 44
  • Sep 11 Alexander Gurilyov, Russian composer, dies at 55